The annual Arno & Gretel Motulsky lecture was established in 2009 to celebrate & honor the career of pioneering human geneticist and Division of Medical Genetics founder Arno G. Motulsky, MD, DSci, and his wife Gretel. This is a trainee-driven annual speaking program for the Division of Medical Genetics. Fellows and residents will select, invite, and host speakers who will add to their educational experiences.
2024 - Sharon Plon, MD, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
2023 - Marc S. Williams, MD
“Ending the Diagnostic Odyssey: Real-time Genetic Diagnosis”
2022 - Postponed
2021 - Postponed
2020 - Postponed
2019 - Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD
"Genetic Basis of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Dissections and Other Vascular Diseases: Mechanistic Insights from the Patients"
2017 - Greg Barsh, MD, PhD
"Genetics of color variation in a post-genome world"
2016 - James R. Lupski, MD, PhD
“From bar to bor and more…Genetics & Genomics of Charcot-Marie-Tooth and Other Diseases”
2015 - Leslie G. Biesecker, MD
“Two sides of a coin: Mosaicism and the molecular taxonomy of disease”
2014 - Huda Zoghbi, MD
“A neural tipping point: MeCP2 and neuropsychiatric disorders”
2013 - Jeffrey C. Murray, MD
“Some You Win, Some You Lose: Tales From a Career in Gene Discovery”
2012 - Jim Evans, MD, PhD
"Rare is the New Common: Realizing the promise of genomics in medicine & public health"
2011 - James D. Watson, PhD
“Genes and Mental Health”
2010 - Holmes Morton, MD
“Caring for the Patient” in the Time of Genomics Small Science in a Rural Clinic"
2009 - Joseph L. Goldstein, MD
"The Metabolic Syndrome: A Vicious Cycle Fueled by Genes and Diet"
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